ANGLES THEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1125904

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: ANGLES THEATRE, ALEXANDRA ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ANGLES THEATRE, ALEXANDRA ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland (District Authority)

Parish: Wisbech

National Grid Reference: TF 46102 09542

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WISBECH ALEXANDRA ROAD TF 4609 6/2 Angles Theatre GV II

Built as a theatre in 1793. Local brown brick; hipped slate roof. Modern C20 lean-to linking theatre building to north- east boundary wall. Two storeys with basement. Gable facing south-east has one large eight-paned window and stage door entrance with boarded door approached by steps. Basement door boarded, in segmental brick arch. Metal plates survive indicating positions of scenery. C18 boundary wall has a stone plaque facing passageway saying it replaces an earlier wall to the Castle. Wisbech Society Annual Report, 1950. Gardiner, History of Wisbech, p.285, 1898. Watson, History of Wisbech, p.350, 1827. Craddock & Walker, History of Wisbech, p.429, 1849.

Listing NGR: TF4611209550

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 48198

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gardiner, F J, History of Wisbech and Neighbourhood, (1898), 285
Walker, N, Craddock, T , The History of Wisbech and the Fens, (1849), 429
Watson, W, An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, (1827), 350
'Wisbech Society Annual Report' in Wisbech Society Annual Report, (1950)

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